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Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)

Hypoglycaemia is having too little glucose (sugar) in your blood. Find out what a ‘hypo’ feels like, and how to help someone with a low blood sugar.

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Insulin and diabetes

Information about insulin and diabetes, storing insulin, taking insulin, and what to do if you run out of insulin or your insulin is out of date can be found on this page.

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Stay safe while flying with diabetes

If you live with diabetes and travel by plane, forward preparation is crucial. Use these tips on meals, insulin and emergency planning so you arrive safely.

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Confusion

Confusion can be temporary, but sometimes it's a permanent state caused by a medical condition. Here are things you can do to help manage confusion.

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Beta blockers

Beta blockers are medicines used to treat some heart conditions. Learn about potential risks, benefits and how they work.

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Disorientation

Disorientation is what you experience when you are confused about the time, where you are or even who you are. It is often a symptom of dementia.

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Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that affects people with diabetes. It can cause numbness but symptoms depend on which nerves are damaged.

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Diabetes medicines

There are many types of diabetes medicine including insulin, metformin and sulphonylureas. There's no one-size-fits-all medicine for diabetes.

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Metformin

Metformin is a medicine commonly prescribed by doctors for managing type 2 diabetes. It can be used together with other diabetes medicines.

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Fainting

Fainting is a temporary loss of consciousness when the blood flow to the brain is reduced. See your doctor if you faint, especially the first time.

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